May 29, 2017

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ZOO ATLANTA ANNOUNCES 2017-2018 QUARTERS FOR CONSERVATION PROGRAMS Conservation projects in Kenya, Argentina and Sumatra are the three newest beneficiaries of the 2017-2018 program year of Quarters for Conservation at Zoo Atlanta. The program contributes 25 cents of every general admission ticket to programs for wildlife, empowering guests to make a direct and personal impact on animal species and their habitats with every Zoo visit.

 
  Zoo Atlanta Welcomes New Male Sumatran Tiger Emerson the tiger represents a powerful conservation message and a special connection to Zoo Atlanta.

 
 
 
 
Grant Park Victorian tour home showcases ‘soft masculine’ style The Folk Victorian home was built in the early 1900s in Grant Park, which is holding its 43rd Annual Grant Park Spring Tour of Homes on May 20 and 21. The residence, which has been renovated over the years, now has 3,200 square feet, three bedrooms and two-and-a-half baths.

 
  Ormond-Grant Park Update Work is currently underway at Ormond-Grant Park to add a new entrance point to the park and install an interactive rain garden to better manage storm water. These improvements are made possible by a generous Legacy Grant from Park Pride and build upon work completed last year by the City of Atlanta to replace aging playground equipment. Ormond-Grant Park remains open throughout the renovation.

 
 
  TREETOP TRAIL OPENS WITH A CEREMONIAL ZIP -- Footage and photos included NOW OPEN: TREETOP TRAIL PRESENTED BY KAISER PERMANENTE
The Zoo Atlanta experience climbs to new heights with the grand opening of an all-new aerial playground


 
  Oakland Alive - Cemetery Master Plan The Historic Oakland Cemetery Master Plan Survey is online now and they would appreciate your input. As Oakland Cemetery remains an ever-popular tourist destination and as more people begin moving in and around Memorial Drive, the cemetery's master plan has to evolve. This update to the master Plan is not a complete makeover; rather it represents an opportunity to clarify the vision of Historic Oakland Foundation and establish an environment for a future capital campaign. This plan will help the Foundation manage change and better position the cemetery for long-term sustainability. We hope that you will join us.

 
  Oakland Alive - Cemetery Master Plan The Historic Oakland Cemetery Master Plan Survey is online now and they would appreciate your input. As Oakland Cemetery remains an ever-popular tourist destination and as more people begin moving in and around Memorial Drive, the cemetery's master plan has to evolve. This update to the master Plan is not a complete makeover; rather it represents an opportunity to clarify the vision of Historic Oakland Foundation and establish an environment for a future capital campaign. This plan will help the Foundation manage change and better position the cemetery for long-term sustainability. We hope that you will join us.

 
 
 
Oakland Alive - Cemetery Master Plan The Historic Oakland Cemetery Master Plan Survey is online now and they would appreciate your input. As Oakland Cemetery remains an ever-popular tourist destination and as more people begin moving in and around Memorial Drive, the cemetery's master plan has to evolve. This update to the master Plan is not a complete makeover; rather it represents an opportunity to clarify the vision of Historic Oakland Foundation and establish an environment for a future capital campaign. This plan will help the Foundation manage change and better position the cemetery for long-term sustainability. We hope that you will join us.

 
  2017 Georgia Walks Summit PEDS is thrilled to partner with the Georgia Department of Transportation to provide the second annual Georgia Walks Summit. The 2016 Georgia Walks Summit was a big success - and with your help, this one will be even better.

 
 
 
 
GPNA 2016 Giving Report Thank you to all the businesses who sponsored our events this year! Thank you to everyone who supported our events by purchasing tickets or volunteering your time! Because of you GPNA was able to give more back to the neighborhood than ever before!

 
  2016 Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes GRANT PARK WELCOMES YOU TO THE THIRTY-SIXTH ANNUAL CANDLELIGHT TOUR OF HOMES! Don’t miss one of Atlanta’s best and most eclectic holiday home tours! Saturday, December 10 and Sunday, December 11, 6:00 – 10:00 PM

 
 
 
 
Give on November 17 Meet the Jones family. They dream big.
Won't you help homeless families like theirs keep dreaming by making a gift to Nicholas House today? We are calling on our community of support-- that means you-- to help us raise $10,000 by midnight on November 17, Georgia Gives Day!


 
  The Beacon Haunted Housewarming Party Dear Neighbors,

As you may know, 2016 has been a banner year at Pellerin Real Estate. We've experienced some pretty big changes all around. We move


 
  Erskine Fountain | July 16 | 5K & Storytelling Join the Erskine Fountain Fund for two fun events that will assist in their efforts to restore the fountain! Get some exercise with a 5K and then relax with some great storytelling from Southern Order of Storytellers.

 
 
 
 
Timor Python Found! Great news! The Timor python which escaped an outdoor enclosure in the Zoo’s behind-the-scenes Conservation Breeding Center on July 9, 2016, has been found by Zoo Atlanta staff on Zoo property and safely returned to its home.

 
  Revised Imagine Turner Field Website This is a good place to stay informed and give feedback. This page is about the redevelopment of Turner Field from the Georgia State University, Carter, Oakwood Development, and Healey Weatherholtz Team.

 
 
 
 
Our Neighbors in Peoplestown We are so fortunate to have caring neighbors among our community and in Grant Park.  Ultimately, we know that our communities need to work together, cohesively, on a comprehensive plan. The Peoplestown Neighborhood Association's responsibility is to be the voice of our Peoplestown residents and neighbors in this process.

 
  Zoo Atlanta Trumpets $41 Million Raised for ‘A Grand New View: Elephants, Events and Expansion’ $2 million from the Thalia N. Carlos & Chris M. Carlos Foundation seals victory in advance of campaign deadline

 
 
  DriButts Michael Wahl and his wife, Starla, are launching the “#StopTheCrap Movement” to highlight a deadly but often ignored global danger to daily health and hygiene – the indiscriminate spread of untreated fecal matter from naked babies who simply crawl around. Their tour of 10 states comes to Grant Park May 2.

 
 
 
Boil water advisory lifted for almost all areas The boil water advisory has since been lifted for all areas except the 745 block of Memorial Drive.

 
 


Upcoming Events
GPNA Transportation & Land Use and Zoning Meeting
3rd Thursday of Month 7 PM - 8:30 PM from Jun 1, 2017 
Parent's Day Out Art & Ice Cream Social
1st Saturday of Month 12 PM - 4 PM from Jun 3, 2017 
NPU-W LUZ Committee Meeting
1st Tuesday of Month 7 PM - 8 PM from Jun 6, 2017 
Grant Park Adopted By You 5K & Fun Run
Saturday, Jun 10, 2017 8 AM to 11 AM
Grant Park Gathering
Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 6 PM to 8 PM
Grant Park Homes and History Committee Meeting
3rd Monday of Month 7 PM from Jun 19, 2017 
GPNA General Meeting
3rd Tuesday of Month 7:30 PM from Jun 20, 2017 
GPNA Technology Committee Meeting
5th Tuesday of Month 8 PM - 9:30 PM from Jun 27, 2017 
NPU-W Transportation Committee Meeting
3rd Wednesday of Month 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM from Jun 28, 2017 
Joint NPU-W and GPNA Public Safety Committee Meeting
3rd Wednesday of Month 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM from Jun 28, 2017 
NPU-W General Body Meeting
4th Wednesday of Month 7:30 PM from Jun 28, 2017 
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